Unless the Lord builds the house, They labor in vain who build it (Psalm 127:1) From December 27, 2017 to January 5, 2018 a team from Derwood Bible Church (www.derwoodbiblechurch.org), an Open Arms partner, joined with Open Arms’ founder, Mike Meyers, for a combination VBS and construction mission to the village of Lagoinha in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Lagoinha is a village of the Terena people, a tribe
In January we held our 3rd annual camp in our headquarters city of Assis in Brazil… It was a powerful time of exhortation, confession, and forgiveness for so many of these young people.
Aquidauana, MS – Brazil
(Open Arms Pantanal)
Open Arms Worldwide Year-End 2017 from Open Arms Worldwide on Vimeo.
Open Arms Worldwide News 3rd Quarter – 2017 U-18 Futsal Win – In September our U18 indoor soccer team competed in a regional tournament with teams from several cities participating. Not only did they win, but the closest match was the final with a score of 7-1. The tournament was sponsored by a regional University and when the University President presented the trophy he had
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Open Arms Camp 2017!! With roughly 375 children in attendance, and 120+ volunteers, our 2nd annual Open Arms Camp in Assis, Brazil was the biggest yet! The team from the US was exceptional and God blessed us with almost zero logistical problems, which is extraordinary given all the moving parts. The theme was from 1 John 1 “Amigos em Cristo,” “Friends in Christ.” Teaching
Thank you to all of our guests who came out Friday night to our Gala to celebrate our 10th Anniversary. It was great night of testimony, of good company, music, and great food at Wolf Trap. Here are just some quick highlights. It was our biggest event yet at 200 guests! Our goal of $30,000 was surpassed! Many of our guests were able to meet